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Alex Haley House Museum

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Awe Inspiring

This is a place that has tangible energy. Its a place of meditation, deep history, character, and... read more

Reviewed December 6, 2017
jaquezc1
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Newark, New Jersey
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A Must See!

If you are touring West Tennessee, be sure to stop in the small town of Henning to visit the Alex... read more

Reviewed July 10, 2017
LHJ4
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Ripley, Tennessee
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Dec 6, 2017
“Awe Inspiring”
Jul 10, 2017
“A Must See!”
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200 S Church St, Henning, TN 38041-7201
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Reviewed December 6, 2017 via mobile

This is a place that has tangible energy. Its a place of meditation, deep history, character, and beauty. I went for business, but I want to go back to take it all in and meditate without distraction.

Date of experience: June 2017
1  Thank jaquezc1
Reviewed July 10, 2017

If you are touring West Tennessee, be sure to stop in the small town of Henning to visit the Alex Haley House Museum. Haley spent many summers at the house in Henning with his grandparents and it has been restored to its original state. Best...More

Date of experience: August 2016
1  Thank LHJ4
Reviewed May 26, 2017

A beautiful place saved to share with generations. Mr. Haley's story impacted our lives and to learn more about his personal life is very interesting. A great place to visit off the beaten path.

Date of experience: May 2017
1  Thank NVTravelGuide
Reviewed April 20, 2017

First, you have to find Henning, Tennessee, a small town of a few hundred souls located 50 miles northeast of Memphis on US Highway 51. Appropriately, US Highway 51 was the major south-north thoroughfare in the 1920s and 1930s as blacks moved from Mississippi and...More

Date of experience: August 2016
3  Thank Taylor B
Reviewed March 12, 2017

Even before walking into the Museum you're learning about Alex. You'll get to watch a documentary before you go on to see the actually house and the great items that's in the place. Easy parking and clean. Reasonable priced gift shoppe items and a very...More

Date of experience: March 2017
1  Thank mspat2016
Reviewed June 28, 2016

Nice stop for an interesting history lesson. Some great artifacts in this museum. Alex Haley's boyhood home will take you back in time for a view inside that era.

Date of experience: October 2015
Thank Emily M
Reviewed May 10, 2016

My mother and I were in Nashville, TN and decided the day before we were returning to Maryland to drive to Henning, TN. What a treat ... we were greeted by a gentlemen who provided us with a fantastic wealth of information about the Alex...More

Date of experience: April 2016
2  Thank dptwin1
Reviewed April 17, 2016

This quaint museum is tucked away in Henning, TN. It is worth the time, and money to go through to see slaves, slave trade, and things about Alex Haley first hand.The brochure states:Alex Haley House and Museum State Historic Site is one of the Tennessee...More

Date of experience: January 2016
1  Thank Frisco B
Reviewed April 15, 2016

I have taken several of my U.S. and World History groups to the Alex Haley Museum. This is a really good lesson on slavery, Alex Haley and his roots in where he goes all the way back to Africa during the slave trade. This museum...More

Date of experience: May 2015
Thank Randy K
Reviewed April 3, 2016

This was a great learning experience. Something every parent should take their children to see. It was a step back in our history. How encouraging it was to hear that Alex Haley parents were educated black people and that his grandfather was a business owner....More

Date of experience: May 2015
Thank Katie J
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